The First and Second Phases of the New Deal Introduction There were a number of differences between the first and second phases of the New Deal. Although the legislation passed during these two phases of the New Deal addressed similar economic, social, labor, and political problems, the legislation passed during the second phase of the New Deal was more comprehensive, more supportive of labor, and regulated business to a much more significant extent. Major reforms were enacted, new government programs such as Social Security were implemented, and these measures had a longer-term positive impact than those enacted during the first phased of the New Deal. The First Phase of the New Deal When Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in March of 1933...The end:
.....eforms was achieved. Conclusion In conclusion, during the first and second phases of the New Deal, President Roosevelt and the Democratic Congress enacted similar economic, social, labor, and political reforms, but the legislation passed during the second phase of the New Deal, such as the Wagner Act and the Social Security Act, was more comprehensive, more significant, and had a longer-term positive impact on American society. Bibliography Badger, Anthony. (2002). The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-1940. New York: Ivan R. Dee. Leuchtenburg, William E. (2009). Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal: 1932-1940. New York: Harper Perennial. Schlesinger Jr., Arthur M. (2003). The Coming of the New Deal. 1933-1935. New York: Mariner Books.